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. the oakland police department has asked the -- california highway patrol for help. >> reporter: following the briefing at chp headquarters, officers headed to -- jumped in their patrol cars. >> we have been able to show a significant decrease for calls of service, the reporting of crimes, and incidents of criminal behavior on the minor and major level. >> reporter: more than a dozen officers will provide additional boots on the ground for an oakland police force in need of more officers. they will work in their own cars in designated areas throughout the city. >> these areas are designated by the command staff of the oakland police department personnel as they evaluate crime statistics within the city of oakland. >> reporter: officer sam morgan says his officers will respond to a variety of calls from burglaries to domestic battery. >> within the level and scope of our training and ability, handle the call or turn it over to the police department for them to handle. >> reporter: a timetable has not been set on how long this collaboration will last, but in the past, they have gone on for a
denied a request from central valley farmers to temporarily block california's ambitious high- speed rail project. today a judge in sacramento denied a request to halt the $68 billion project. groups representing the farmers say the high speed rail authority should halt all the work because the state of violated environmental laws. but the judge ruled that the authority acted reasonably and in good faith. meanwhile, san francisco's sheriff is telling the mayor at least he won't give up oversight of his department's domestic violence prevention program despite being on probation in such a case. ross mirkarimi told mayor ed lee in a three page letter that his under-sheriff will handle any disciplinary actions involving his subordinates. the mayor and 38 don't want ross mirkarimi to handle his office is domestic violence related duties. ross mirkarimi is on probation after pleading " guilty " in march to misdemeanor false imprisonment for a new year's eve argument in which he bruised his wife's arm. >> the stormtracker has been heavy. with a san rafael getting busy with rainfall, and panel.
feltering that rain into -- filtering that rain through northern california. most the heavy rain still concentrated to the north. 4:00 tomorrow morning, here comes the cold front! and heavy rain falling over oakland and fran with moderate rain still over -- and san francisco with moderate rain still over the north bay and the peninsula as well. heavy rain sliding into hayward, livermore, san mateo. a few residual showers behind that main band, but things will greatly improve into the afternoon. some popup showers over the east bay into the evening. then later in the nighttime we'll start to see some clearing. here's what we're expecting in terms of wind. very wind, wind gufrts in the 20 might recall -- gusts in the 20-mile an hour range, 30-mile an hour range, and more for the higher elevations. into the afternoon, winds will die down in the north bay first and then down for the rest of the bay area. rainfall totals very impressive with this system. there is a flash flood in effect for the north bay! over 1 inch of rain in santa rosa. and we're going to add to that nor so in the aftern
people in northern california were in the sunshine and it did not matter. >> san francisco is on it will roll this week with the giants, great weather. >> my girlfriend and i went to the park and i am really enjoying the sunshine. >> ocean beach is usually cold. >> we will come up with did not know what to expect we saw a blue skies and said let us go to the park and we came back and went to the beach. >> that cold winter season is just around the corner but on ocean beach that is not on their mind. just how beautiful it is. this is one of the reasons why we live here. jeff bush, kron 4. >> beautiful temperatures around the bay area with 70's in most areas and cooler along the coast. not much of a spread of around the bay today with mid-70s are run the east. santa rosa, 77 degrees. as the go for tonight clear skies and more sunshine. more warm weather and even warmer tomorrow. clear. there could be some patchy dense fog around some areas but sunshine and a 70's once again. then the san francisco, amid 70's and nearly 80 degrees in redwood city. and if the forecast high of 8
in the outcome... >> reporter: california almost certain to vote for president obama. voters in the red states almost certain to go for governor romney. arizona and north carolina leaning romney. new mexico, minnesota and pennsylvania are leaning obama. so what do you have left? true toss-up states, we will color them yellow. nevada, colorado, iowa, wisconsin, ohio, virginia, new hampshire, and florida. and check out how close the latest polling numbers are in the yellow swing late. in ohio, maybe the most important state, obama 50% to romney's 47%. in colorado, obama 50, romney 48. in virginia, obama just a one percentage point lead, same thing in florida. in new hampshire, obama 49% to romney's 47%. in iowa, the president with a six percentage point lead. wisconsin, obama 51, romney 44 and in nevada, obama 50% to romney's 46%. the president leads in these states but it's certainly within the margin of error. in most cases, romney definitely within striking distance. >>> and a reminder, kron 4 news will have extended election coverage on tuesday. you can also stay updated on our website, kron
head-start to home cooked. in dim several initiatives on a california appellate may come down to undecided voters. tonight kron4's dan kerman looks at the latest poll on proposition 34. if passed, it would repeal the death penalty. california's death row could assume mission its doors for good. the new field poll shows a majority of californians favor proposition 34. which would repeal the death penalty 45 percent say they would vote yes 38 percent oppose the measure and 70 percent remained undecided. that's a significant increase in support from the pull of taken in september. when " yes " the voters' trust " no " voters 45-42%. field director mark di camillo suspect it is unusual to see such a reversal and it changing attitudes about what would cost the state less money. >> a large majority would think that it would be easier to put them into prison for life but now the opinions have changed, dramatically. with this modification of this poll if the lawyers think it is more expensive to do the death penalty when it is being implemented. with all of these appeals and backlogs
>>> tracking the storm that's moving across california. earlier today, it brought heavy rain for many parts of the bay area. this is video of the rain falling about 1:00 this afternoon. and while we may be in a lull right now, there is more stormy weather on the way! i am in the weather center with jacqueline to get the latest. >> we are not going to be seeing a big swoosh of rain like earlier today. but these spotty showers offshore, that's what we're going to see. [ laughter ] >> exactly where the wet weather is going to hit, that's a tricky situation. you can see it offshore right now, satellite and radar, how do have these areas of spotty rain. this spotty cloud pattern. mostly clear skies out there right now. look at all this rain moving through the northern california area, moving into the bay area through the overnight hours and also into tomorrow morning. spotty showers will be what you can expect. and very chilly temperatures! already conditions in the 30s! temperatures near freezing in the bay area tomorrow morning. and a chance of thunderstorms in the forecast pre
of the california highway patrol. the cell phone law has been on the books since 2008, and the no texting law since 2009, but in some parts of the bay, it's completely ignored. >> your driver's license and registration and insurance. you're being stopped for the hands-free law. >> aparticipantly the driver had an emergency in his mind. >> okay. what kind of emergency was it? . >> well, i have -- i have a restaurant, and i have a gigantic week. >> let's have a chat with him. >> how are you doing. >> i'm good. >> not good day. >> where are you from. >> i'm with channel 4. >> channel 4. >> yes, sir. i do a semth called people behaving badly. >> yeah. bleep bleep bleep. how's that? bleep. they put me on tv for a ticket. >> when i asked him his name, he told me it was. >> elmer fudd. >> well, elmer wasn't the only one caught. this lady was so engrossed in her phone, she never saw me walk up to her window. >> roll your window down. why are you on your cell phone? every day i see people on their phones like there was never a law passed. >> why are you on your phone. >> i'm not. >> you were. >> i picked it
million california people plan to travel. a record amount of passengers are expected, 3% more travelers this year than last year. all people here tell me they are ready for it. >> it has definitely been a hassle. >> of course, but you leave time for it. you think ahead and plan ahead. you deal with all these time snafus. >> just come early. >> reporter: i checked with aaa. they said the busiest travel day will be friday. >> all right, scott, we will have more on what toic perfect if you are trayfulling coming up a little later in the newscast. in other bay area news, the police association is offering a $10,000 reward for a suspect involveed in a crime spree. the person is behind bars tonight. it is in connection with a series of robberies. a murder and carjacking and shoot out with police. wilbanks was one of two men in the car that led to a police chase where an officer was shot twice. that officer is expect today be okay. the second suspect is still at large. police have identified the victim of a shooting. kudlep was fatally shot sitting in his vehicle on ivy drive. witnesses saw tw
end of a large storm system that has been impacting california and the entire west coast. it is about to make its way to the sierras. and the snowfall is an issue of to the west, there is another system. this is going further to the north. it will bring us clouds monday, and portions of the rainfall but it is not expected to get any further south. if this is a live look at the san mateo bridge and it is pretty wet. the rainfall totals have been really impressive. in the hills of sonoma county. this is to the west and the higher elevations nearly 4 in. in the last 48 hours the santa cruz mountains, nearly 3 in. and the snow levels have been above 7,500 ft. for so that has helped the travel situation. with an additional 6-12 in. possible with the winter storm warning in effect until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. snowfall totals at 6,000 ft. and here is the rainfall for tonight it is going to move out. as we go for this evening. with some showers possibly with the conditions improving and showers and sunshine mixture. and dry for sunday with the exception of the spotty shower early on monday. and
of parole violators. it's an attempt to relieve overcrowding in california state prisons and county jails. it will state department of corrections plans to start reviewing more than 9,000 outstanding warrants of parole violators, start with pa row lees who are convicted of non-violent crimes. field offices will have lists of missing felons to determine whether going after them would be in the quote interest of justice. a corrections spokesperson says the effort will allow a focus on dangerous pa row lees in an effort to cut down on overcrowded jails. >>> another cold night around the bay area for tonight. temperatures already dropping but not as cold as it was last night. we have temperatures currently in the 40s most places but note the san francisco is in the 50s and we do have some 30s, november checking in at 39 degrees and fairfield 37 and some places get close to freezing tonight but again it will not be the kind of chill we had last evening. it'll be up a few greece, little bit warmer. live view right now at the bay bridge toll plaza. we have clear conditions out there for this eve
providers. >> reporter: i spoke to the california public utilities commission. they said they have legitimate reasons for doing this, that they are trying to keep the public safe. they believe in what they're doing here. so if the companies do not pay or appeal, they could face more fines. and after that, they couldn't really follow me what happens. it'll be interesting to see what happens. i'll keep you informed. >>> the u.s. postal service is reporting a record loss for the tiscal year -- fiscal year, close to $16 billion. this is happening despite what the postal service says was a year of record product tifl and growth -- productivity in shipping and packaging. it blames congress. they're also planning to cut 150,000 workers through 2015, and raise the price of first-class stamps. >>> people are already lining up for black friday sales. this is more than a week before black friday! some people are grabbing spots near the entrance of this best buy near san diego county. the store manager says it's the earliest he's ever seen this happen. last year, there were record sales on bla
on a central california highway. it happened this morning on highway 152 in madera county. a 48-year-old man from san leandro who was driving a volvo pulling a container trailer swerved to try and avoid an overturned big rig and collided head-on with a honda. >>> serious rain in the forecast as we head into tomorrow, and also through the rest of the week. i'll tell you what you can expect for your morning commute and how much rain we're going to see by week's end. >>> i was unable to find one charitable organization that has benefited from these unmanned donation boxes that are popping up around the bay. despite the fact that some are claiming these bins help local bay area charities. >> the guy came to me and said they had these bins to put on my property. basically if i was interested, and they were offering $0.05 a pound for whatever the garments were. they said that they shared with the salvation army and good will, and they sold some of the stuff to thrift stores. then they took the shoes and stuff and sold them in africa for a knickel a pair. >> reporter: which is the bin he is referri
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